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Robert Gober

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March 4, 07:46 PM GMT

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800 - 1,200 USD

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Robert Gober

b. 1955


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signed in pencil by the artist and author (on the justification page of the second book)

the complete set of two books with lithographic endpapers on Saunders wove paper, hand-bound in white leather with metal spring clasps, the title in gilt on the cover, with text by Joyce Carol Oates handwritten by the artist, both books contained in the original purple linen-covered portfolio

books: 8¼ by 5½ by 1 in. (21 by 14.2 by 2.5 cm.)

overall: 13 by 9⅛ by 1⅞ in. (33.3 by 23.2 by 4.6 cm.)

Executed in 1989; this work is from the edition of 140, published by the Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art.